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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

lén sb. n. [-s; -]

I.

1) fordel, rettighed, privilegium
 ● réttir ok lén
2) [um e-t / yfir e-u] len, jordegods givet i len (af konge, etc.), rettighed til at bestyre len, forlening
 ● hafa/halda at léni [e-t]
 ● fá/skipa/veita í lén [e-t] [e-m]
 ● taka/... í lén [e-t] [af e-m]
 ● land ok lén
 ● lén ok yfirsókn
3) [til e-s / yfir ■] ombud, embede, lensmandsombud, ?opkrævningsmyndighed
4) fuldmagt
 ● reka lén

cf. Fladby 1965 [KLNM 10] 506

II. (y. no.)

Forms: len (36); lén (18); lien (11); leen (7); líen (5); læn (4); leni (4); lenom (2); lens (2); lenn (2); lene (2); léns (1); lienn (1); lenit (1); leneno (1); lenin (1); líens (1); lænet (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; Fischer; Rím; WN; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM ¹lén; Bl -je-

Literature: Fladby 1965 [KLNM 10] 506; Hamre 1961 [KLNM 6] 190; Hamre 1961 [KLNM 6] 572; Höfler 1931 [ANF 47] 278; Magnús Stefánsson 2000 25, 26, 32, 64, 83, 132, 208; Maurer 1907Ï 147, 155, 278, 328; Maurer 1908 (Kirch) 106; Rosén 1959 [KLNM 4] 682; Rosén 1966 [KLNM 11] 104-108; Seip 1955 210, 333f.; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 28, 104, 109, 119, 154, 277

Genre. (expected): historical works: 49 (17); legal works: 15 (9); þættir: 11 (2); religious works: 10 (26); contemporary sagas: 4 (7); legendary sagas: 4 (4); romances: 3 (10); charters: 2 (8); learned works: 1 (3); unclassified: 1 (0);

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